Kevin Atherton: The Return 

Butler Gallery Evans Home, John's Quay,, Kilkenny, Kilkenny

Butler Gallery, in partnership with Kilkenny Arts Festival, is pleased to present Kevin Atherton: The Return which will consist of three video installations, along with additional object-based work, all of which involve a revisiting or return to an older pre-existing work.

Kilkenny Animated Festival

Kilkenny County Kilkenny

Kilkenny Animated Festival is thrilled to be back for its 4th edition, with a brimming programme of visual storytelling that celebrates the creativity and craft of the visual image.

Aran Bakery Jazz Nights

aran Bakery 8 The Arches, Kilkenny

Join us every Thursday in October from 6pm for some great jazz and of course amazing food!

Kilkenny Day

Kilkenny County Kilkenny

Kilkenny Day will take place on Sunday 9th October and will consist of a packed programme of fun events that will run across the city and county, showcasing the very best that Kilkenny has to offer.

Clara-Jumi Kang & Sunwook Kim

The Concert Hall, Thomastown

This extraordinary duo will showcase their incredible musicianship and virtuosity performing music by Beethoven, Respighi, Franck and a new Music Network commission by Irish composer John Buckley entitled ‘Duo’.

Aran Bakery Jazz Nights

aran Bakery 8 The Arches, Kilkenny

Join us every Thursday in October from 6pm for some great jazz and of course amazing food!

Aran Bakery Jazz Nights

aran Bakery 8 The Arches, Kilkenny

Join us every Thursday in October from 6pm for some great jazz and of course amazing food!

The Pirosmani String Quartet

The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland The Parade Tower, Kilkenny

A star-studded lineup of young international musicians, playing the Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle.

Aran Bakery Jazz Nights

aran Bakery 8 The Arches, Kilkenny

Join us every Thursday in October from 6pm for some great jazz and of course amazing food!

Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

Countywide

One of Ireland’s largest and most popular food festivals, Savour Kilkenny, is celebrating its 13th year this October bank holiday weekend. Showcasing local food, culture and produce, Savour Kilkenny will welcome a host of the most innovative celebrities and opinion makers in the world of food, to the medieval city in Ireland’s Ancient East.

Free

Abhainn Ri Festival

Callan

Welcome to our eigth Annual Abhainn Rí Festival of Participation and Inclusion. We pool together the creative, social and civic resources of the town to make this special festival happen.

Kilkenomics – Economics & Comedy Festival

Save the date in your diary, November 3rd-6th 2022. Kilkenomics – economics festival – brings together some of the world’s leading economists, financial analysts and media commentators with some of our funniest, sharpest standup comedians. We’ve been called “Davos with jokes” and we wouldn’t disagree with that assessment.

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Watergate Theatre Parliament St, Gardens,, Kilkenny

Gar O’Donnell, frustrated with the small-town life of Ballybeg, is about to set off for America, not in search of fortune so much as a change of scene......Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Christian-Pierre La Marca & Félicien Brut

The Concert Hall, Thomastown

A stunning classical duo featuring Christian-Pierre La Marca, cello and Félicien Brut, accordion bring Music Network’s Autumn 2022 Season to a fantastic finish.

Far Flung Trio

This soirée style event promises to be a memorable occasion in a relaxed setting listening to some of Ireland's finest musicians perform their unique blend of great music from a variety of different genres.

MESSIAH by George Frideric Handel

The Concert Hall, Thomastown

Chamber Choir Ireland and the award winning Irish Baroque Orchestra join forces under the baton of Peter Whelan for a first performance of Handel's Messiah in Thomastown. This will be a sell-out so buy your tickets early